Nutrition science 301

Module code VGE 301
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

Basic principles of chemistry, biochemistry of feed constituents, digestion and metabolism in all livestock species. Evaluation of energy and nutrient content of feedstuffs and assessment of nutritional requirements and ration formulation. Description of the characteristics of commonly used feedstuffs, such as forages, protein and energy concentrates and by-products.

Module credits 28.00
Prerequisites BCM 261 and BCM 262 and DAF 200 and VKU 250 and VKU 260
Contact time 3 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Academic organisation Animal and Wildlife Sciences
Period of presentation Year

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